Mills & Reeve has appointed Neil Ward to its healthcare team.

Ward, who will be based at the firm's Birmingham office, specialises in inquests and high-profile serious medical treatment cases heard in the Court of Protection.

Neil Ward

Neil Ward

Partner and head of Mills & Reeve’s health and care sector Jill Mason said: 'We are excited to welcome Neil to our national healthcare law team and to the wider health and care sector here at Mills & Reeve. Neil has a wealth of experience in managing and growing a team and has a wide network of contacts in the Midlands. Working alongside our existing team, his contribution will help us to strengthen our leading position in the region.'

Ward added: 'I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with the team at Mills & Reeve, who have a well-deserved reputation as being one of the leading healthcare practices in the country. The firm has an excellent client base and I look forward to being able to support the work that the firm does in delivering a really high quality service to them.'

Ward was formerly a partner at Browne Jacobson for 10 years.